In the first of a mini-series assessing his performance at DEFRA, Gove’s willingness to challenge mighty vested interests is put to the test.
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Indeed, the EU’s digital tax is a good example of a well-intentioned measure that makes little sense. Revenue taxes are also more likely to be passed on to consumers.
Which taxes should Tories cut? 3) Julian Jessop: Reduce sin taxes and property taxes to give the economy a fillip
The final article in our series argues that while the primary focus should be deficit reduction, there may yet be room to make life a bit easier, particularly for the poorest.
The industry is highly competitive and can’t afford to subsidise peak-time travel. If prices don’t ration a finite number of packages, something else will.